Weightlifting Straps Hays KS

Like weight belts, you should only use straps when you absolutely need to. To avoid looking like a fool don't use them during your warm-up sets or for exercises that everyone else knows you don't require them for such as chest presses or bicep curls.

Sports Authority
(913) 599-5627
Oak Park, 12014 W. 95th Street
Lenexa, KS
Services
Golf Simulator, Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sports Authority
(316) 652-0020
6959 E. 21st Street North
Wichita, KS
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Stromgren Supports Inc
(785) 625-4674
718 Main St Ste 201
Hays, KS
 
T R's Sportswear
(785) 625-7388
1003 Main St
Hays, KS
 
Backwoods
(913) 451-8881
11940 W 119th St
Shawnee Msn, KS
 
Sports Authority
(316) 722-8300
New Market Square, 2441 N. Maize Road, Suite 901
Wichita, KS
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Coyote Jakes
(785) 650-0760
1305 Elm St
Hays, KS
 
Gone Logo Screen Printing
(785) 625-3070
2070 E 8th St
Hays, KS
 
Jock's Nitch Sporting Goods
(620) 421-5540
1816 Main St
Parsons, KS
 
Nill Bros Sports
(913) 764-1488
Olathe, KS
 

Weightlifting Straps

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Weightlifting Straps

Weight straps (about $10 a pair online) and weight belts are often worn simultaneously at the gym by power lifters. Straps are used to strengthen your grip on heavy weights so they don't slip out of your hands during an exercise. To be honest, I don't use them I just use weight gloves , but I've seen lifters use them for exercises such as stiff-legged deadlifts, shrugs and bent-over rows.

Like weight belts, you should only use straps when you absolutely need to. To avoid looking like a fool don't use them during your warm-up sets or for exercises that everyone else knows you don't require them for such as chest presses or bicep curls.

If you use wrist straps incorrectly, they can actually work against you and increase the chance of the weight slipping out of your hands during a set and landing on your head, foot, leg, etc. So listen to the experts folks and wrap your weights the proper way. This was again taken from the mouths of bodybuilding experts:

  • Never twist your weight straps they should be flat when applied.
  • Run the free end of the strap through the looped end.
  • Place your wrist in the loop. The loose end should always point away from your body in line with your little finger.
  • ATTENTION THIS NEXT PART IS WHERE MOST OF YOU GET IT WRONG!
  • Wrap the strap around the bar from underneath and up, not over the bar and down.
  • Once both straps are around your wrists, grip the strap and roll the bar back toward you.

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